howardk at zed.net
Mon Dec 29 15:33:47 EST 2008
Changing a power supply is not brain surgery. Just pick up a
reasonably good one (try Everbest, just beside the CS CO-OP at 90
Roberston Rd in Bells Corners. Make sure you take proper precautions
against ESD (electo-static discharge) when you do it. The task should
take about 1/2 hour.
Monday, December 29, 2008, 1:19:43 PM, Garth Boyd wrote:
GB> Hi All,
GB> As you know I recently requested a reference to a good PC repair shop.
GB> The reason for this question was that my neighbour, a new arrival from
GB> the US , had a wonky PC. When I plugged it in the power supply fan was
GB> not operating.
GB> We talked a lot about it being 110 or 220 but we confirmed that the
GB> supply was set to 110. I later found out that when they chose components
GB> they selected the cheapest power supply they could get.
GB> So they intend to check out one of the references for repairs - trailing
GB> edge I believe.
GB> Thanks for all the suggestions.
GB> Merry Christmas and happy new year.
>> On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, Garth Boyd wrote:
>>> No. It was on 110. It was eventually revealed that they purchased the cheapest
>>> power supply possible.
>>> Andy Civil wrote:
>>>> Howard Krakower wrote:
>>>>> Q - did you flip the small switch on the power supply from 220-volts
>>>>> to 110-volts?
>>>> Heh - I said that ;-) It must be right because now two brains think so...
>>>> So, Garth, did you check in to this? Now two of us want to know!
>>>> Merry Christmas
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